Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Toyota Rolls Out New Subcompact For Emerging Markets
- The latest Yaris makes its Thai debut.
BANGKOK (Nikkei)--Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) unveiled Tuesday in Thailand an all-new version of its Yaris specially designed for Southeast Asia, China and the Middle East.
The 1.2-liter hatchback features a sporty new look and higher fuel efficiency that qualifies it to be marketed as an eco-car in Thailand.
Production and sales will start in Thailand. Toyota hopes to achieve sales of 4,000 vehicles a month, four times those of the previous generation.
(The Nikkei, Oct. 23 morning edition)